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12 January 2018

The Australian Government should extend the role of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) to include serious truck crashes, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said this week.

15 December 2017

The ATA and Bridgestone Bandag awarded Darell Wilson this week the prestigious Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian award. It recognises his swift action that prevented a major accident on the M5 motorway earlier this year.

08 December 2017

Activists planning to join the pig protest this week should stay safe and out of the way of the industry’s trucks.

ATA Chair Geoff Crouch and ALRTA President Kevin Keenan issued the warning today.

Read the 8 December issue here and subscribe to the newsletter here.

24 November 2017

The trucking industry’s big business customers should sign up to the Australian Supplier Payment Code, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

Read the 24 November issue here and subscribe to the newsletter here.

03 November 2017

Container stevedores increased their profit margins in 2016-17 but still increased charges on trucking operators.

Read the 3 November issue here and subscribe to the newsletter here.

20 October 2017

This year’s Castrol Vecton Awards Dinner at the ATA/ARTSA Technical and Maintenance Conference recognised industry leaders through both the Craig Roseneder and Castrol Vecton Industry Technical Achievement awards.

Read the 20 October issue here and subscribe to the newsletter here.

13 October 2017

IT gurus are joining forces with the trucking industry to find new approaches to the old driver fatigue challenge.

The Tech Truck Hackathon will be held at Trucking Australia in April next year and the challenge is to deliver a fatigue management concept that covers regulation, technology use and individual management.

06 October 2017

The ATA has today announced the three finalists for the 2017 Craig Roseneder Award, which recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry’s workshops.